The Handmaid's Tale Netflix & Quill Cattleprods! Severed tongues! Torture porn! Why I’ve stopped watching the Handmaid’s Tale The new season is unrelentingly bleak – gone is Atwood’s astute socia..
Comedy Interview Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’ By Hadley Freeman The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his ‘horrible’ feud with Jon Stewart Ma..
Say Yes Facebook Twitter Pinterest Poor Michelle: since the Destiny’s Child split, she has had to watch her bandmates have considerable success while she dances the paso doble with Brendan Cole. Yet s..
PC Opinion The creators of the Fortnite craze have crossed an ethical line Gaby Hinsliff This shoot-’em-up video game is so addictive that children have wet themselves rather than switch off ‘It’s ha..
Late-night TV roundup Stephen Colbert: James Comey 'wasn't corrupt, just super dumb' Late-night comics discussed the DoJ report on James Comey’s investigation of Hillary Clinton and the..
Film criticism Ocean's 8 stars blame dominance of male critics for film's mixed reviews Mindy Kaling and Cate Blanchett echo Brie Larson in calling for greater diversity among reviewers Min..
Class issues Opinion Diversity in publishing is under attack. I hear the sound of knuckles dragging Hanif Kureishi Culture won’t be diluted by promoting minority writers. Its privileged ‘defenders’ ar..
Pop and rock Pitched perfect? Why pop stars choose the films they do As Ocean’s 8 hits cinemas and trailers for A Star Is Born arrive, the acting roles of the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Madonna o..
Movies How gay cinema is calling on the past to point at a radical future A wave of quietly revolutionary films are taking a thoughtful and celebratory look at queer identity – and reaping the rewards..
Documentary films Virtual truth: face to face with immersive documentaries Experience life after a horrific accident, play a customs officer or swim with sea otters. A new breed of VR film-making is m..